Gout Not Causally Associated With Alzheimer Disease

Gout Not Causally Associated With Alzheimer Disease
A Mendelian randomization analysis relying on genome-wide association studies (GWASs) found no causal association between gout and Alzheimer disease, according to a report published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Given its known antioxidant effects, uric acid has been proposed as potentially neuroprotective, particularly against AD, in which oxidative stress has been implicated. Despite research suggesting an inverse causal ... read more
Source: Neurology AdvisorPublished on 2019-05-10By jennifermannheim